Each weekday, TheStreet.com Ratings compiles a list of the top five stocks in five categories -- fast-growth, all-around value, large-cap, mid-cap and small-cap -- and publishes these lists in the Ratings section of our Web site.

For investors who prefer the diversification offered by mutual funds to owning individual stocks, here are some of the biggest holders of the companies that were on our list as of Thursday, Nov. 8.

Goodrich

( GR):

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Hillman Focused Advantage allocated about 5.31% of its total portfolio as of March 31, according to Thomson Financial.

( NMCGX)Nationwide Mid Cap Growth Leaders allocated about 4.28% of its total portfolio as of Sept. 28, according to the company's Web site.

AptarGroup

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Aston/River Road Small Cap Value allocated about 3.62% of its total portfolio as of Jan. 31, according to Thomson Financial.

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Eaton Vance Tax-Mgd Small-Cap Value allocated about 3.26% of its total portfolio as of Jan. 31, according to Thomson Financial.

Barnes Group

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CRM Small Cap Value allocated about 3.2% of its total portfolio as of June 30, according to the company's Web site.

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Evergreen Small Cap Value allocated 3.05% of its portfolio as of March 31, according to Thomson Financial.

Manitowoc

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(TEESX)

Tamarack Small-Cap Core Fund allocated about 2.4% of its total portfolio as of Sept. 30, according to the company's Web site.

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Hennessy Cornerstone Growth allocated about 1.11% of its total portfolio as of March 31, according to Thompson Financial.

The Midland Company

( MLAN):

(IBSCX)

Frontegra Ironbridge Small Cap allocated 0.88% of its total assets as of March 31, according to Thomson Financial.

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